Dr Don McLean, founder and managing director of IES, has a passion for building analysis. He says, to enable sustainable designs, architects need to understand the physical impact of design decisions early in the process.
Salford University is one of the leading international research institutes for Built Environment technology. The press was recently invited to visit its impressive facilities and gain an insight into the types of projects and research its academics and students undertake.
The ability to visualise 3D data is becoming increasingly important for not only architects, but engineers and planners as well. From highway design to noise impact assessment James Cutler, CEO, emapsite, looks at the many ways 3D visualisation can benefit AEC professionals.